Monthly Archive for June, 2009

: June, 2009

Overtime Going on Vacation

Some people have been a little puzzled when I told them I am staying local for my first vacation of the year. The truth is I always take time off right when the high school season ends, and I have no

Taylor Zito: Building on a Strong Start

(Taylor Zito is coming off a stellar sophomore season as the pitcher for Stamford High School’s softball team, leading the Black Knights to a league playoff berth and a win in the state tournament.

The Fortt Chronicles: Carolina Road Trip

Stamford High School linebacker Khairi Fortt returned yesterday from a visit to the University of North Carolina. Fortt said the school’s stock has gone up after his two-day trip. “I had a real good

Patrick Murphy: Looking Back on a Super Sophomore Year

(Patrick Murphy had a strong sophomore season, earning a starting job on the Trinity Catholic High School baseball team. Murphy will be writing about his experiences playing this summer). By Patrick

Taylor Zito: The Interview

Ask anyone about Taylor Zito and they will tell you she is funny, personable, warm-hearted…..and a pretty good pitcher. Zito just finished her sophomore season for the the Stamford High School

Fortt to Chronicle Recruiting Process; Zito, Murphy New Bloggers

Stamford has become accustomed to basketball players making the leap from high school to the highest level of Division I college ball, mostly from the recent parade of Trinity Catholic boys players.

Now What?

It seems like a reasonable question: when you are writing a blog about high school sports, and the high school sports season is over….. Now what? For one, the blog is not shutting down for the

Westhill’s Trip to Yankee Stadium Postponed

The members of the Westhill High School softball team have had  a season of ups and downs, so perhaps it is no surprise that they will have to wait a little longer for the highlight of their year. The

I Swear This is a True Story

After all these years I thought I had heard everything that could possibly happen in high school sports. Usually there are tales of administrative incompetence or, most often, overbearing parents who

Bobby Valentine Blogging for The Advocate

It is not customary to use my blog to plug the blogs of others, but in this case I think it is important to make an exception. Stamford’s Bobby Valentine, along with his long-time friend and current